The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Architect
Rank 525 445 471
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 46 114 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 71 42
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£500 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £381 £419
% change year-on-year
+24.59% -8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £65.35 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- +34.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -85 46 £500 +6.38% 10
London -38 21 £525 +11.11% 1
South West -18 9 £400 +10.34% 1
East of England +3 5 £600 +18.51% 1
South East -25 5 £500 +7.52% 2
North West -2 4 £450 +46.34% 3
Cheshire - 4 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire -4 2 £500 +62.60%
Yorkshire -8 2 £500 +108.33%
Leeds -11 2 £500 +62.60%
Bristol -14 2 £395 +8.96%
Hampshire -25 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £700 -
Swindon - 2 £700 -
Warrington - 2 £450 - 2
Surrey -1 1 - - 1
City of London -2 1 £500 +6.10%
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 34 (30.63%) Information Architecture
2 31 (27.93%) Security Architecture
3 28 (25.23%) Finance
4 27 (24.32%) Information Security
4 27 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (22.52%) Information Assurance
6 24 (21.62%) Data Architecture
7 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
8 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (17.12%) Data Modelling
9 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.22%) Degree
11 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
11 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (14.41%) Data Security
12 16 (14.41%) Banking
13 14 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (12.61%) Information Management
13 14 (12.61%) User Experience
14 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.81%) CISSP
15 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
16 11 (9.91%) Internet
16 11 (9.91%) CESG
17 10 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
18 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
19 8 (7.21%) TOGAF
20 7 (6.31%) Retail
21 6 (5.41%) CISM
21 6 (5.41%) HTML

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Summit
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Internet
2 3 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) VPN
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.70%) ERwin
3 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (25.23%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 16 (14.41%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) HTML
2 5 (4.50%) CSS
3 4 (3.60%) HTML5
4 3 (2.70%) CSS3
4 3 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (0.90%) Flash
5 1 (0.90%) JSP
5 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) User Experience
2 11 (9.91%) CESG
3 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) RMADS
6 3 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.70%) Informatics
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.80%) NHS
7 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.80%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.80%) FMCG
7 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Android
1 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Information Architecture
2 31 (27.93%) Security Architecture
3 27 (24.32%) Information Security
3 27 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 25 (22.52%) Information Assurance
5 24 (21.62%) Data Architecture
6 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (17.12%) Data Modelling
7 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (14.41%) Data Security
9 14 (12.61%) Information Management
10 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (7.21%) TOGAF
13 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.41%) Data Protection
14 5 (4.50%) Data Governance
14 5 (4.50%) Cyber Security
14 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
14 5 (4.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) Java
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.22%) Degree
3 12 (10.81%) CISSP
3 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.41%) CISM
5 5 (4.50%) CISA
6 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.80%) CEH
7 2 (1.80%) CITP
7 2 (1.80%) GSEC
7 2 (1.80%) GCED
7 2 (1.80%) CSSLP
7 2 (1.80%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) ISACA
8 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.70%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.70%) COBIT
4 2 (1.80%) BS7799
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.80%) QA
5 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.90%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (3.60%) Informatica
1 4 (3.60%) SAP
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) Adobe
3 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.80%) Netezza
4 1 (0.90%) Talend
4 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.90%) Splunk
4 1 (0.90%) Tableau
4 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.90%) Teradata
4 1 (0.90%) DataFlux
4 1 (0.90%) IBM
4 1 (0.90%) Embarcadero
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